Posts Tagged "oshima"

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Teshigahara and Kobo Abe: The Man Without a Map

That is the opening to Hiroshi Teshigahara’s The Man Without a Map, better known in its English novel translation as The Ruined Map. The amazing cutup music is by Toru Takemitsu. It’s the final of […]

Oct, 18

Nagisa Oshima: More Films

Violence at Noon (Oshima, 1966): Aesthetics triumph. Oshima aggressively shoots black and white Cinemascope in almost exclusively close-ups or wide shots, most of them quite short, and combined with a dissonant orchestral score (not familiar […]

Apr, 17

Nagisa Oshima and Other Japanese New Wave Films

There have been two retrospectives of Oshima recently in New York, as well as a brief New Wave overview at the Japan Society. Most of these films aren’t readily available, and for Oshima at least, […]

Apr, 08

Shohei Imamura 1926-2006

Imamura deserves much more space than I can give him here, and one should start at this overview, with some great quotes: I am interested in the relationship of the lower part of the human […]

Jun, 07

2005 Music Wrap-up

Dec, 22

2004 Music Wrap-Up/Geek-Out

Dec, 31

Entertainment Through Stomach-aches: Suicide, Keith Rowe, Masayuki Takayanagi

Apr, 19


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